Saint Peter also known as Simon Peter, Simeon, or Simon ( About this sound pronunciation (help·info)), according to the New Testament, was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, leaders of the early Christian Great Church. Pope Gregory I called him repeatedly the "Prince ...
St. Peter the Apostle: Saint Peter the Apostle, one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ and, according to Roman Catholic tradition, the first pope.
Peter, who was also known as Simon Peter of Cephas, is considered the first Pope. Despite his papacy, Peter had humble beginnings and became one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus. He was ordained by Jesus in the "Rock of My Church" written in Matthew 16:17-18, which says, "Jesus replied, 'Simon son of Jonah, you ...
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We the people of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Community are called by our Lord Jesus Christ to grow in the faith, celebrate hope.
A confirmation of the position accorded to Peter by Luke, in the Acts, is afforded by the testimony of St. Paul (Galatians 1:18-20). After his conversion and three years' residence in Arabia, Paul came to Jerusalem "to see Peter". Here the Apostle of the Gentiles clearly designates Peter as the authorized head of the Apostles ...
Saint Peter the Apostle. detail of a stained glass window of Saint Peter the Apostle; 19th century by F X Also known as. Cephas; First Pope; Keipha; Kepha; Pre-eminent Apostle; Prince of the Apostles; Shimon Bar-Yonah; Shimon Ben- Yonah; Simeon; Simon; Simon bar Jonah; Simon ben Jonah; Simon Peter. Memorial.
Jun 29, 2017 ... Feast Day: February 22 (Chair of Peter) Feast Day: June 29 (Sts. Peter and Paul) Feast Day: November 18 (Dedication of the Basilicas of Peter and Paul) Canonized: Pre-Congregation Are you a leader or a follower? When Jesus met Simon, he recognized his leadership qualities. But he knew that Simon ...